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Why do you see spots when you get up too fast?
« on: 10/03/2011 12:30:02 »
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Why do you see spots when you get up too fast?

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Why do you see spots when you get up too fast?
« Reply #1 on: 13/03/2011 18:33:44 »
I've always been told this is due to the bloo
Kierstin Johnson  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Why do you see spots when you get up too fast?

I've always been told this is caused by a drop in blood pressure in the head when you get up suddenly. I guess it's going to be more likely to happen if you already have borderline-low blood pressure to start with...
 

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Why do you see spots when you get up too fast?
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